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 Peretz (Fritz) Kornberg (1890-1944)
Peretz (Fritz) Kornberg, a native of Germany, was an architect and engineer who began working while still there. He served as a soldier in World War I. He made Aliya in 1920 and was heavily involved in the building and planning within and outside of Jerusalem. Among others, he planned the Chemical Laboratory Building of the Hebrew University on Mount Scopus, the University Amphitheatre, the Gymnasia Rehavia Building and the structures in the Ben Shemen Youth Village. In 1928, he was elected Chairman of the Association of Engineers and Architects in Jerusalem. He was also a gifted painter and participated in many exhibitions.
Leopold Krakauer was born in Vienna and also studied architecture there. During World War I, he served in the Austrian Army. He made Aliya in 1924 and planned many private houses in Jerusalem and Haifa, as well as the dining halls and public buildings of the kibbutzim with which he had ties. The best known are the dining halls he planned along modern lines in the kibbutzim of Beit Alfa and Tel Yosef. The Teltsch House (later a convalescent home of a health maintenance organization), on 103 HaYam Road in Haifa, the largest hotel in the Land of Israel at the time, was considered one of the most impressive hotels built during the British Mandate. He later planned Beit Ussishkin – The Nature and History Museum of the Galilee in Kibbutz Dan. In 1948, he was a member of the "Flag and Emblem Committee", which was established by the Provisional State Council. This Committee approved the blue-and-white flag as the state flag and the emblem of the State of Israel. Krakauer was also a painter and specialized in coal sketches in particular. His importance as a painter is no less than his importance as an architect. Compared to his buildings, which were characterized by the rationalism and functionalism of the international style of architecture, his paintings were expressionist and he made many paintings of the Judea Mountains. In 1996, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem held a retrospective exhibition of his art and architecture.
Dov (Bernard) Kuczynski , a native of Germany, studied architecture in the Technological Institute of Charlottenburg and made Aliya in 1923. He was first a member of Kibbutz Heftziba and later moved to Jerusalem. In 1927, he participated with the architects Yellin and Hecker in the planning of the Rehavia Neighborhood Bet, Gimel and Dalet. He worked a great deal with Histadrut institutions and was among the architects that planned the first worker buildings in Tel Aviv on Maze Street, and the Worker buildings Bet on Azza Street in Jerusalem. He planned the Histadrut House in downtown Jerusalem. In the Thirties in Tel Aviv, he planned the Credit Bank building, which later served as a branch of the Bank of Israel. Over the years, he planned buildings in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and the Workers' Settlement – among other places in Ein Harod, Tel Yosef, Kfar Giladi, Ein Gev and more.
    Leopold Krakauer (1890-1954)
    Dov (Bernard) Kuczynski (1891-1980)

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